Exam Revision 2018

 Here is a document that helps you to understand the language of exam questions more clearly:

Glossary of Exam Terms


GCSE Revision Guides

The link below offers FREE revision guides for the following GCSE subjects:  Geography, History, ICT, Maths, Physical Education, Physics, Biology, English Language, English Literature, French and Religious Studies


  • Plan the revision that needs to be done.
  • Don’t leave it too late to start.
  • Make sure that you have all your notes and work up to date.
  • Remember to cover all subjects.


  • Make sure that you know what will be examined.
  • Make sure you know what you will need for each exam.
  • Know where and when your exams are.
  • Understand the rules of your exams.
  • Arrive at school well before the exam.

Revision Timetable

  • Plan around the other things you do in your life.
  • Don’t leave revision to chance.
  • Create a timetable for revision.
  • Make a chart of your day.
  • Fit revision and other things you like to do into this chart.
  • Cover all subjects and stick to your chart.

Exam Room Technique

  • Read the instructions carefully.
  • Read right through the question paper.
  • Check instructions again: How many questions?   From which sections?
  • Do those questions you know most about first.
  • Plan the time you have for each question.

Revision Techniques Powerpoint Guide CLICK HERE